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CVE-2016-6525 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the pdf_load_mesh_params function in pdf/pdf-shade.c in MuPDF allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a large decode array.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.ghostscript.com/show_bug.cgi?id=696954 Patch Third Party Advisory
http://git.ghostscript.com/?p=mupdf.git;h=39b0f07dd960f34e7e6bf230ffc3d87c41ef0f2e Patch
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3655 Third Party Advisory
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/08/03/8 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92266 Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201702-12

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:artifex:mupdf
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Up to (including)
1.9


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-6525
NVD Published Date:
09/22/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017